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Silurus biwaensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Siluridae
Genus: Silurus
Linnaeus, 1758

Silurus is a genus of catfishes native to Europe and Asia.


There are currently 18 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Britz R., Win T. (2010). "Redescription of Silurus burmanensis Thant 1967: a Silurus not a Pterocryptis (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Siluridae)". Zootaxa. 2647: 61–68. 
  2. ^ a b c Nguyễn Văn Hảo, Vũ Thị Hồng Nguyên & Nguyễn Thị Diệu Phương (2015). "Three Fish Species of The Genus Silurus Linnaeus, 1758, (Siluridae, Siluriformes) Newly Discovered in Northern Vietnam" (PDF). Journal of Science and Development. 13 (1): 65–74.